Tormented Without A Trace Ads To Its Award Nominations
Author Valerie Clark Has Garnered Numerous Award Nominations In Book's First Six Months

Atlanta, GA/January22, 2003-Romance novelist Valerie Clark adds prestigious ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award to her list of literary award nominations. Clark's novel Tormented Without A Trace (1st Books, ISBN 0-7596-7327-6) has taken the literary world by storm and gained five impressive literary award nominations.

In addition to ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award nomination, Clark has been nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Before Columbus Foundation Award, the Independent Publishers (IP) Award, and the Writer's Digest International Book Award.

"Having my book recognized is truly an honor," said author Valerie Clark, "The ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award nomination absolutely adds to my excitement. A book becomes such a part of the author's life, and to have it appreciated means the world."

Clark explores her love of literature and writing through joining literary organizations. She is a member of the Georgia Writers Association, the Romance Writers of America, the Georgia Chapter of Romance Writers of America, and the New York Chapter of Romance Writers of America.

"Staying in touch with the literary world is important to me," explained Clark, "Being a part of organizations which have members with whom I share a passion is wonderful."

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